‘The Land of Lakes’ Choirboys

Doing Extraordinary Things

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 7:30 pm
Westminster United Church is presenting ‘The Land of Lakes’ Choirboys / Freewill offering.

The Land of Lakes Choirboys, celebrating its 41st Season, develops fine young gentlemen through the gift of music. We pride ourselves on our motto of “Music, Respect and Honor,” teaching boys responsibility and independence, musical skill and self-discipline, manners and appropriate behavior. We bring boys together to celebrate the gift of music while teaching them how to work as a team and how to become gentlemen. Our music education includes music theory, sight-singing, ear training, harmonization, rhythm and much more. The choirboys’ eyes are opened to the profound effect music can have in their lives and the lives of their audiences around the world.

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Welcome Rev. Sherri McConnell!

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Please join us in worship as we welcome Rev. Sherri McConnell to Westminster United Church on Sunday, December 4th, 2016 at 10:30 am. This will be the Second Sunday in Advent, and coffee and conversation will follow the service.

In case you missed this …

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Portrait of Don Menzies

This portrait was presented to Don Menzies by Westminster Church at a luncheon held at the Church on October 16, 2016 in honour of his 50 years as Organist of the Church. The artist is a long time member of the church, Robert Burton.

Westminster Church Choir presents Gabriel Fauré’s REQUIEM

Gabriel Fauré 1845-1924

Gabriel Fauré
1845-1924

Remembrance Sunday
November 13th, 2016 10:30 AM

Two years ago, Westminster Choir and its soloists presented Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem in D minor. This year the choir performs yet another classic work, Romantic composer Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem.

This Requiem is a large departure from the work of Mozart, as its music and language no longer dwell on judgment and doomsday, but rather focus on grace, hope, and peace.

The work is just over thirty minutes long, and while not as technically difficult as other pieces in the genre, is musically challenging. Pitfalls concerning phrasing, language and vocal control abound in every movement.

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A Wolseley cornerstone

Canstar Community News did a lovely feature and video on our 125th Anniversary! The in-depth article is here, but first, enjoy the video above!